It's the Great Pumpkin: The Making of a Television Classic

It's the Great Pumpkin: The Making of a Television Classic

by Charles M. Schulz, Lee Mendelson

Hardcover

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Overview

Now available in a hardcover edition, the lushly illustrated It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Tradition, stars Charles M. Schulz’s beloved Peanuts gang, and features hundreds of full-color images as well as enlightening anecdotes that take you behind-the-scenes of how the charming Halloween special was created.

Trick-or-treating has never been more fun—with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Schroeder, Linus, and, of course, the Great Pumpkin. Since its first airing more than forty years ago, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown has become a beloved perennial classic synonymous with Halloween.

Illustrated with more than 250 full-color images, this beautiful edition celebrates the timeless television classic with:

  • The full script illustrated with screen art from the show
  • Photographs, storyboard excerpts, and production materials
  • Reminiscences and insider tidbits from executive producer Lee Mendelson and animator, the late Bill Melendez
  • Interviews with the original child actors who were the voices of the Peanuts gang
  • And much more!

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Tradition is the ultimate Halloween treat for fans of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062344830
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/16/2014
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Charles M. Schulz, the most popular cartoonist in history, published comic strips in 2,600 newspapers worldwide and won several prestigious awards, including the Congressional Medal of Honor. Mr. Schulz died on February 12, 2000, the night before his farewell Peanuts comic strip was published.

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